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How to Gain an Extra Hour Every Day

Wouldn’t it be terrific if you could magically create an extra hour in the day? You could spend it doing something you really enjoy. But in this world of too much work and too many obligations, it’s hard to find even an extra minute. Time deprivation has become an epidemic, and we are packing our days so full, we feel as though we are always on the go. But let’s say that you were able to magically create an extra hour. How would you use it? Take some time to write Read More >

3 Reasons the Digital Age Can Decrease Productivity

In today's fast-paced world, everyone is looking for ways to get things done quicker and easier. Technology has allowed us to increase the pace at which we work, creating more efficient and effective ways of getting things done. Although the convenience of technology has made our lives easier, it can also create more demands on our time, and can actually decrease productivity - if we let it. The key is to embrace the technological tools that increase productivity, and Read More >

Nurturing the Woman Who Juggles Too Much

Women today do it all - we are mothers, daughters, wives, volunteers and working professionals. That often leaves us with no time to do anything for ourselves. What a lot of women don't realize is that we are better able to help others when we take the time to recognize our own needs and relax. Relieving stress has a great number of health benefits including lower blood pressure, better sleep, and attaining a healthy weight. More than that, it can prevent burnout and Read More >

Christmas Season Travel Planning

The airports and the highways will soon be clogged with eager travelers hoping to spend the Christmas holiday with loved ones and families or to see a part of the world they haven't seen before. Although rest and relaxation await us all, holiday travel is a major source of stress. If you are fortunate to have a working relationship with a travel professional, then he/she will be handling your travel arrangements with little to no effort on your part. However, If you Read More >

Why Sitting in Urban Traffic Will Cost You

I was walking around the Brighton neighborhood the other day and with every direction I turned, I could not help but notice the enormous amount of cars idling in traffic.  Every direction.  Cars trying to maneuver around a delivery truck making its morning rounds.  City buses packed with weary passengers, jostling for position.  School buses loaded with children struggling to get through the traffic and make it to the schools on schedule.  Add in the occasional Read More >

5 Tips to Combat Holiday Stress

The holiday season is the most magical time of the year.  Chances are your holiday to-do list will include some, if not all, of the following:  buying or assembling a holiday tree, decorating the house and tree, compiling a gift list, buying and wrapping gifts, planning holiday menus, writing holiday cards, attending office parties, planning family get-togethers, booking travel plans, etc.  In addition to these, you have a daily schedule of activities and obligations to Read More >